Final Truck GHG Rule Highlights Possibility Of Compliance Without ZEVs

March 29, 2024
EPA’s newly final “phase 3” heavy truck greenhouse gas rule touts manufacturers’ ability to comply via multiple strategies, including new scenarios the agency modeled that could achieve the requirements out to model year 2032 without any new pure electric trucks beyond what would be expected without the standards. These scenarios -- which include heavier reliance on plug-in hybrid models, hydrogen internal combustion engines or natural gas trucks -- aid EPA’s efforts to defend the rule legally and politically as a...

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